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Roanoke Rapids, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Roanoke Rapids,NC index of house prices

Total population: 15,495 (All urban)

Houses: 7,653 (6,973 occupied: 3,480 owner occupied, 2,974 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

36%

Housing density: 977 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013 in this county: $49,777.

Median contract rent in 2013: $304 (lower quartile is $182, upper quartile is $383)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $347


Median gross rent in Roanoke Rapids, NC in 2013: $409

Housing units in Roanoke Rapids with a mortgage: 2,345 (252 second mortgage, 394 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,469

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $70,064

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $36,807

Median monthly housing costs: $664


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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $112,611 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Roanoke Rapids:

$112,611
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,764 - $163,267
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1969

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,768
  • In family households: 14,063 (3,201 male householders, 1,460 female householders)
    3,362 spouses, 4,978 children (4,672 natural, 70 adopted, 236 stepchildren), 346 grandchildren, 185 brothers or sisters, 105 parents, 186 other relatives, 240 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,705 (886 male householders (769 living alone)), 1,509 female householders (1,397 living alone)), 310 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 264 (115 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,058 2-persons, 1,138 3-persons, 962 4-persons, 373 5-persons, 46 6-persons, 84 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,166 1-person, 184 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 32 4-persons.

2,552 married couples with children.
1,471 single-parent households (215 men, 1,256 women).

96.2% of residents of Roanoke Rapids speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 331 (1.9%)
(25.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina:

  • 19no bedroom
  • 521 bedroom
  • 8982 bedrooms
  • 2,4323 bedrooms
  • 6284 bedrooms
  • 1265+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina:

  • 86no bedroom
  • 7821 bedroom
  • 1,2272 bedrooms
  • 6173 bedrooms
  • 894 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke Rapids in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 224no vehicle
  • 1,1151 vehicle
  • 1,8252 vehicles
  • 7763 vehicles
  • 1754 vehicles
  • 405+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke Rapids in renter-occupied apartments

  • 846no vehicle
  • 1,2151 vehicle
  • 6392 vehicles
  • 973 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina:

  • 191 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 373 rooms
  • 4114 rooms
  • 1,2885 rooms
  • 1,1556 rooms
  • 6377 rooms
  • 2798 rooms
  • 3229+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina:

  • 571 room
  • 1792 rooms
  • 6573 rooms
  • 8784 rooms
  • 5645 rooms
  • 3136 rooms
  • 747 rooms
  • 738 rooms
  • 239+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Roanoke Rapids, NC household income distribution

  • Roanoke Rapids, NC household income distribution
  • 1,188Less than $10,000
  • 757$10,000 to $14,999
  • 598$15,000 to $19,999
  • 641$20,000 to $24,999
  • 468$25,000 to $29,999
  • 416$30,000 to $34,999
  • 334$35,000 to $39,999
  • 356$40,000 to $44,999
  • 374$45,000 to $49,999
  • 614$50,000 to $59,999
  • 530$60,000 to $74,999
  • 403$75,000 to $99,999
  • 235$100,000 to $124,999
  • 56$125,000 to $149,999
  • 28$150,000 to $199,999
  • 58$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Roanoke Rapids, NC

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Roanoke Rapids, NC
  • 184Less than $10,000
  • 34$10,000 to $14,999
  • 56$15,000 to $19,999
  • 72$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 67$30,000 to $34,999
  • 47$35,000 to $39,999
  • 73$40,000 to $49,999
  • 157$50,000 to $59,999
  • 153$60,000 to $69,999
  • 191$70,000 to $79,999
  • 248$80,000 to $89,999
  • 249$90,000 to $99,999
  • 380$100,000 to $124,999
  • 421$125,000 to $149,999
  • 361$150,000 to $174,999
  • 118$175,000 to $199,999
  • 282$200,000 to $249,999
  • 138$250,000 to $299,999
  • 117$300,000 to $399,999
  • 8$400,000 to $499,999
  • 32$500,000 to $749,999
  • 5$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Roanoke Rapids, NC

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Roanoke Rapids, NC
  • 37Less than $100
  • 279$100 to $149
  • 118$150 to $199
  • 118$200 to $249
  • 56$250 to $299
  • 267$300 to $349
  • 236$350 to $399
  • 155$400 to $449
  • 411$450 to $499
  • 340$500 to $549
  • 151$550 to $599
  • 286$600 to $649
  • 28$650 to $699
  • 26$700 to $749
  • 165$750 to $799
  • 142$800 to $899
  • 3$1,000 to $1,249
  • 98$1,250 to $1,499
  • 56$1,500 to $1,999
  • 4$2,000 or more
  • 84No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1101995 to March 2000
  • 791990 to 1994
  • 141985 to 1989
  • 401980 to 1984
  • 391975 to 1979
  • 91970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 40Before 1965
Roanoke Rapids commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 394
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,644
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,043
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,018
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 313
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 162
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 502
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 35
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 144
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 238
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 198
  • 90 or more minutes: 144
Roanoke Rapids, NC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.9%
Number of people working at home: 89 (1.3% of all workers)

Roanoke Rapids mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,767 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 848 (12%)
  • Taxi: 26 (0%)
  • Walked: 127 (2%)
  • Other means: 67 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 89 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 4,515
 United States or American: 2,353
 English: 2,107
 Irish: 682
 German: 645
 French (except Basque): 240
 Subsaharan African:: 219
 Scotch-Irish: 201
 Scottish: 160
 African: 142
 European: 141
 Italian: 131
 Dutch: 73
 Nigerian: 56
 Canadian: 46
 Welsh: 43
 Swiss: 38
 Eastern European: 33
 Polish: 30
 Slovak: 25
 Kenyan: 21
 Norwegian: 18
 Swedish: 18
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 16
 Jamaican: 16
 British: 15
 Macedonian: 11
 Hungarian: 11
 Russian: 10
 Austrian: 8
 Belgian: 8
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Ukrainian: 7
 Greek: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 18%Mexico
  • 15%Canada
  • 11%Nigeria
  • 9%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 9%Other Eastern Africa
  • 7%Philippines
  • 6%Germany

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,983
  • Northeast: 611
  • Midwest: 393
  • South: 2,432
  • West: 211

59% of Roanoke Rapids residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in North Carolina.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 50
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 53
  • 5th and 6th grade: 69
  • 7th and 8th grade: 189
  • 9th grade: 144
  • 10th grade: 298
  • 11th grade: 133
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 250
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,557
  • Less than 1 year of college: 409
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 689
  • Associate degree: 244
  • Bachelor's degree: 596
  • Master's degree: 173
  • Professional school degree: 65
  • Doctorate degree: 40

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 101
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 52
  • 5th and 6th grade: 141
  • 7th and 8th grade: 301
  • 9th grade: 216
  • 10th grade: 226
  • 11th grade: 344
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 252
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,167
  • Less than 1 year of college: 470
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 757
  • Associate degree: 542
  • Bachelor's degree: 603
  • Master's degree: 192
  • Professional school degree: 19
  • Doctorate degree: 11

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 1.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 18.5%Males
  • 12.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 24.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 29.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 66.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 51.9%Females
Roanoke Rapids marital status for males
Roanoke Rapids marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,455
  • One, attached: 373
  • Two: 338
  • 3 or 4: 383
  • 5 to 9: 288
  • 10 to 19: 182
  • 20 to 49: 90
  • 50 or more: 197
  • Mobile homes: 347

Median worth of mobile homes: $8,091

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Roanoke Rapids:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 51.7%Utility gas
  • 27.7%Electricity
  • 14.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 50.8%Electricity
  • 32.3%Utility gas
  • 11.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 36
Here:

1.7%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 47
Here:

8.1%
North Carolina:

20.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)